Has entered the fray for playing time at weakside linebacker after a redshirt season ... Has excellent speed and quickness, coaches also like his playing instincts ... Working to add the strength needed to be a collegiate linebacker, he added approximately 15 pounds during his first year.
High School: Brings excellent athletic ability to the linebacker position ... Highly productive performer who had 107 tackles his senior year at Rockwall-Heath High School in Rockwall, Texas ... Helped lead his team to a 13-1 record, reaching the quarterfinals of the Class AAAA state playoffs ... Also had five quarterback sacks and four fumbles caused ... Named to the all-district team ... Coached by Mickey Moss ... "Ryan is a very explosive player with a burst of speed," Moss said. "He's also a hard hitter who brings a punch." ... Played at Greenville (Texas) HS prior to his senior year at Rockwall-Heath ... Had approximately 110 stops as a junior, featuring 23 tackles for loss and 10 sacks ... Coached at Greenville by Jeff Cordell ... Rivals.com had him listed as one of the top 75 outside linebackers in the country ... Honor-roll student.
Personal: Born in Tarzana, Calif. ... Son of James and Angela Mosby ... Ryan's brother, Mark, played football at Air Force ... A cousin, Thomas Perez, played football at Colorado ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.